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Mothers and sons: Four Gandhis set for face-off
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) They belong to India's first political family. And now four famous Gandhis, mother-son duos at that, will find themselves sitting on opposite benches in parliament for the first time.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 10:36:20 AM

Mamata game to talk to Tatas on Nano...if they want
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee is game to talk to the Tatas if they want to speak to her on setting up the Nano plant in Singur, but said the auto major will have to return 400 acres of land acquired from farmers for the project.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 10:35:39 AM

Cops attacked to avenge firing after Mecca blast
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) A little known terror outfit called Tehreek-e-Galba-e-Islam has claimed responsibility for Monday's attack on policemen here and said it was to avenge police firing on Muslims protesting the 2007 blast at the historic Mecca Masjid.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 10:33:21 AM

Markets nose dive on opening
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) The frenzied rise of the Indian equities markets seemed to have come to an end abruptly minutes after Tuesday's opening bell as a key index plummeted 289 points after opening 475 points higher.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 10:17:38 AM

Goa beach shack owner called dead Russian teenager: Police
Panaji, May 19 (IANS) The mobile phone of Russian teenager Elena Sukhonova, who was found dead on railway tracks near here under mysterious circumstances, had several missed calls from a Calangute beach shack owner, police said.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 10:17:27 AM

Telecom industry rings in with directory full of expectations
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Allocation of frequency for telecom service providers and new rules for subscribers to switch operators using the same telephone numbers are among the policy initiatives for the sector expected to be on top of the agenda for the new government.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 10:05:33 AM

Don't ignore Karnataka, warns state BJP chief
Bangalore, May 19 (IANS) Buoyed by its good showing in Karnataka - winning 19 of the 28 Lok Sabha seats from the state - the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has warned the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government against discriminating against Karnataka on development issues.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 9:52:28 AM

Mamata woos Left Front partners of the CPI-M
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) After leaving the Left Front battered in the Lok Sabha polls, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee is now eyeing its constituents, the Forward Bloc and Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP).

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 9:46:26 AM

Six militants killed in Assam gun battle
Guwahati, May 19 (IANS) At least six tribal separatists were killed early Tuesday in a gun battle with the army in Assam's Karbi Anglong district, officials said.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 9:46:00 AM

Buy house, don't rent - message from the housing sector
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The economic slowdown has hit home sales and sent prices plummeting. The flip side: home rents have shot up.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 9:35:56 AM

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